Changes in sitting posture affect shoulder range of motion.

Changes in sitting posture affect shoulder ROMs in all directions tested. Greater changes in shoulder ROMs were associated with greater increase in thoracic kyphosis. These findings suggest that even subtle changes in thoracic kyphosis need to be considered during shoulder evaluation.

Resource: Journal of bodywork and movement therapies.

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